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Elliotts' guide to special shaped bricks

Let Elliotts guide you on the special shaped bricks available to complete your brickwork.

Special shaped bricks are manufactured as solid, perforated or frogged, depending on location of manufacture and type of clay used.

We hold a range of Standard Special Shaped Bricks within our Branch network which are available in Smooth Blue or Smooth Red

Special Brick Categories

AN - Angle and cant
Allows you to turn brickwork through 30, 45 and 60-degree angles on plan,
create vertical and horizontal chamfers to brickwork for doors and windows and camferred cappings to wall
  
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BN - Bullnose
Add vertical and horizontal curves to brickwork for doors and windows,
subtle curves to projecting brickwork and curved capping details to walls
 
AR - Arch
With double taper bricks you can form arched openings, including semi-circular, bulls eye and segmental arches
 
 
BD - Bonding
Including non-standard cuboid bricks to make brick work bond without the need for cutting bricks on site
and create stop ends to brick on edge capping
 
PL - Plinth
Use these splayed bricks that create changes in depth to brickwork elevations,
for corbel detail and window surround details
 
RD - Radial
These are used to form circular and curved brickwork in plan without tapered joints
 
SD - Soldier
Create returns for soldier courses in brickwork
 
CP - Cappings and Copings
These Flush and overhanging specials cap or cope the tops of freestanding walls and parapets
 
In addition there are specialist and non standard shaped bricks such as Spiral Bricks, Pisto Bricks and many more
Please contact us if you need more detailed information and we can provide you with detailed drawings and dimensions to help you make your decision on the type of special required
 
We are also able to obtain special shape bricks in most brick types so again please speak to us about your requirements as we can also obtain cut and bonded specials
 

We hold a range of Standard Special Shaped Bricks within our Branch network which are available in Smooth Blue or Smooth Red

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